Balda AG is one of the leading system suppliers of high performance plastic components for the mobile-phone industry. In addition to production its portfolio of services includes development and production of tools, surface finishing and components assembly. The TPK Holding was founded in 2005. The group with its touchscreen production concentrates on displays with a size of 2 to 8 inch. These are used particularly in the area of handheld devices, PDA’s and mobile phones. TPK nevertheless is able to produce touch displays up to a size of 42 inch. Central point of the production is the manufacturing of so called “touch panels”, using different self developed or further developed processes. In the next production step these panels, which contain the touch sensitivity to control the devices, are connected to the LCD-displays. If required by the customer the completed displays are further assembled, e.g. to housings produced by Balda. The customers of TPK come from the markets for Personal Portable Devices, Public Information Systems, Telecom Systems, Office Automation Systems and Consumer Electronics. The founder family of TPK has up to 30 years of experience in the development and production of high-value electronic components, especially of monitors for the computer industry.